Matthew Broderick is an American actor. His roles include the title character in the comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the adult voice of Simba in the Disney animated film The Lion King, and Leo Bloom in the Hollywood and Broadway productions of The Producers.
Broderick has won two Tony Awards, one in 1983 for his featured role in the play Brighton Beach Memoirs and one in 1995 for his leading role in the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He was also nominated for the Tony Award, Best Actor in a Musical, for The Producers but lost to his co-star Nathan Lane. As of 2015, Broderick is the youngest winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.